The Caps struck first with a bit of a soft goal past Fleury’s glove hand. Then the first career Golden Knights goal for Ryan Carpenter. Vegas outplayed Washington in the first period, but the opposite occurred in the second. Both periods ended tied. Washington scored right away but Vegas got the next two including the game winner a by Alex Tuch. Grubauer spilled it and Tuch was able to punch it in.

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Three Stars
*** Matt Niskanen
** Alex Tuch
* Reilly Smith